If 50 Shades of Grey did anything positive, it was exposing romance readers to BDSM stories. BDSM is a relationship that exhibits a power hierarchy between two or more people. People within the relationship take on a Dominant (dom) or Submissive (sub) role and engage in a set of rules that encourage the power dynamic. If the… Continue reading BDSM in Romance Novels
Like bad boys with a heart of gold? Watch Mr. Right-Now become Noelle’s Mr. Right in this steamy contemporary romance.
It’s hard to write a guide to LGBTQ romance stories when there are so many stories being told. In many ways these stories are exactly the same as all romance novels are. They’re stories about people falling in love through a series of events. The only difference is these stories happen between two men (M/M),… Continue reading LGBTQ Romance
Love society stories with tons of secrets? A Reckless Promise doesn’t disappoint.
Perfect for readers looking for something a little more spicy for their summer reading and are willing to read something with some kink in it.
Paranormal fantasy encompasses stories that are, well, not normal. This can include anything supernatural, including magical beings, that cannot be explained by science or the natural world (1). These supernatural entities can span settings, such as Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Horror (2), but are often found in the Fantasy section of Romance. What makes a story… Continue reading Paranormal Fantasy
Urban fantasy is a type of fantasy novel that features magical elements in a real world city setting. These worlds sometimes blend magic and the mundane seamlessly, while others have their magical elements hidden in the underbelly of the city. The characters too can be a blend of both – the protagonist can be magical,… Continue reading Urban Fantasy
Cahill’s music-focused romance will grab any person’s attention who likes rock music and hot guitar players.
Many people make the mistake of thinking Regency romance refers to any Historical romances with corsets and tea service. However, Regencies have a very specific time frame and set style that they follow which sets them apart from other Historical romance novels. A Regency romance novel takes place in the early 19th century (1811-1820), most likely… Continue reading Regency Romance
Casey’s humorous writing and down to earth characters will appeal to readers looking for a story about a woman who is ready to take a chance – not only on love but in her life.